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Getting started with React CheckBox component

22 Jul 2021 / 2 minutes to read

This section explains how to create a simple CheckBox, and configure its available functionalities in React, using React quickstart application.

Dependencies

The following list of dependencies are required to use the CheckBox component in your application.

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|-- @syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-react-base
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-base
    |-- @syncfusion/ej2-buttons

Installation and Configuration

You can use Create-react-app to setup the applications. To install create-react-app run the following command.

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npm install -g create-react-app

Start a new project using create-react-app command as follows

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create-react-app quickstart --scripts-version=react-scripts-ts

cd quickstart
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create-react-app quickstart

cd quickstart

‘react-scripts-ts’ is used for creating React app with typescript.

Adding Syncfusion packages

All the available Essential JS 2 packages are published in npmjs.com public registry.

To install CheckBox component, use the following command

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npm install @syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons --save

Adding CheckBox component to the Application

To include the CheckBox component in your application import the CheckBoxComponent from ej2-react-buttons package in App.tsx.

Add the CheckBox component in application as shown in below code example.

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import { CheckBoxComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';
// Import the CheckBox.

// To render CheckBox.
export default class App extends React.Component<{}, {}> {
  render() {
    return (
      <CheckBoxComponent label="Default" />
    );
  }
}
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import { CheckBoxComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import './App.css';
// Import the CheckBox.
// To render CheckBox.
export default class App extends React.Component {
    render() {
        return (<CheckBoxComponent label="Default"/>);
    }
}

Adding CSS Reference

Import the CheckBox component’s required CSS references as follows in src/App.css.

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@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-base/styles/material.css";
@import "../node_modules/@syncfusion/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css";

Running the application

Run the application in the browser using the following command:

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npm start

The following example shows a basic CheckBox component.

Source
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app.tsx
index.html
index.css
app.jsx
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import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';
import { CheckBoxComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDom from 'react-dom';

enableRipple(true);

// To render CheckBox.
class App extends React.Component<{}, {}> {
  public render() {
    return (
      <CheckBoxComponent label="Default" />
    );
  }
}
ReactDom.render(<App />, document.getElementById('check-box'));
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Syncfusion React Button</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Essential JS 2 for React Components" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
	<link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/systemjs/0.19.38/system.js"></script>
    <script src="systemjs.config.js"></script>
</head>

<body>
        <div id='check-box'>
            <div id='loader'>Loading....</div>
        </div>
</body>

</html>
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#loader {
	color: #008cff;
	height: 40px;
	left: 45%;
	position: absolute;
	top: 45%;
	width: 30%;
}

.e-checkbox-wrap {
  margin-top: 18px;
}

li {
  list-style: none;
  margin: 25px auto;
}
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import { enableRipple } from '@syncfusion/ej2-base';
import { CheckBoxComponent } from '@syncfusion/ej2-react-buttons';
import * as React from 'react';
import * as ReactDom from 'react-dom';
enableRipple(true);
// To render CheckBox.
class App extends React.Component {
    render() {
        return (<CheckBoxComponent label="Default"/>);
    }
}
ReactDom.render(<App />, document.getElementById('check-box'));